Mission and Vision


The University of Minnesota Master of Healthcare Administration program educates and empowers healthcare delivery and financing leaders at all career stages by providing a student-centered, theory-based, and practice-enabled graduate level educational experience and by generating actionable research knowledge.


The University of Minnesota Master of Healthcare Administration program will be a magnet for aspiring healthcare management leaders. Together, faculty, staff, students, and alumni will be known for the active learning community that works towards the goal of enhancing healthcare delivery, thereby improving health and strengthening communities.

Core Values of the Minnesota MHA Program

  • Excellence: In education, faculty, staff, alumni engagement, and program outcomes.
  • Continuous Learning: Recognize that we are a community of teaching and learning, regardless of role. Seek to understand before assuming, ask questions. Translate research to practice.
  • Innovation: Dedicated to problem identification and finding solutions that make a significant difference in teaching, research, and healthcare.
  • Diversity Equity & Inclusion:¬†Facilitate belonging and a safe environment and seek to make sure all voices are heard. Understand bias. Seek out diversity in and outside of the classroom.
  • Professionalism & Integrity: Holding oneself to the highest ethical standards. Doing what is right, even when it is difficult.¬†Holding oneself and others accountable.
  • Service Orientation: Developing empathy and acting in the best interests of those in our community and who we serve including students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Focus on the end goal of improving the health of communities served.
  • Connection: Fostering¬†collaborations inside and outside of the classroom and MHA program to support program, faculty, staff, student, and alumni growth and development.
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